• Full Time
  • Boston

Website Boston University School of Medicine

Institution: Boston University School of Medicine

Rank: Assistant Professor

Program: MA in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine

Job code: 2513

Priority Review date: January 3, 2021

Materials: Submit to mhsearch@bu.edu

Boston University School of Medicine seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time, core faculty position in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine (MHCBM) CACREP-accredited Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Assistant Professor level. All faculty appointments in the medical school are non-tenure track. The anticipated start date is fall of 2021. We are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports the Program’s commitment to excellence, diversity, integrity, social justice, advocacy, collegiality, equity of opportunity, and transdisciplinary collaboration.


The MHCBM Program is uniquely positioned within a medical school that has the largest safety-net hospital and busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England as its primary teaching affiliate, Boston Medical Center. The location of the Program allows for exceptional teaching, training, practice, and research opportunities that align with our institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.



The individual selected will be responsible for teaching two, 3-credit courses each fall and spring semester with additional opportunities to teach in the summer terms. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and mentoring, serving on program, department, and university committees, service to the community, and engaging in scholarship and grant-funded activities. Full-time core faculty are contracted to work for 12 months of the year and expected to work during the summer months.



An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program is required. Applicants must also have teaching and clinical experience, and demonstrate a strong professional affiliation for the counseling profession, specifically counselor education. The successful applicant will be licensed or license-eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


In addition, preferred qualifications include:

Clinical experience in hospital, academic medical center, or integrated care settings
Teaching experience in a master’s-level counselor education program
Potential for professional leadership and/or scholarship at the national level
Demonstrated interest in scholarship and teaching in multicultural and social justice counseling
Successful history of grant funding
How to Apply:

Applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate transcript as well as the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to mhsearch@bu.edu.  The formal position description is posted at the Boston University HR site, https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=306421&company_id=15509&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1016383&startflag=1. Please note, candidates should submit materials to mhsearch@bu.edu and not through the website.


To be considered for this position, candidates must directly address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth with regard to inclusivity, diversity, and difference in their application materials. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applicants should apply by January 3, 2021.


For additional questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Jori Berger-Greenstein, Search Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the MHCBM Program at 617.358.6579.


Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

To apply for this job email your details to mhsearch@bu.edu